In support of safe practices, all BVSD schools participate in safety drills each semester. Drills are an excellent opportunity to practice not only the prepared protocols, but to consider actions for different, unplanned situations.
The Boulder Valley School District was one of the first school districts in Colorado to distribute lifesaving doses of Naloxone (also known as Narcan) to all of its schools and to BVSD security staff. As opioid overdoses continue to rise, especially among teens, more and more schools in Colorado and across the nation are following BVSD’s example.
The Boulder Valley School District and its partners in law enforcement take threats to schools and tips of suspicious activity extremely seriously. All tips and threats are thoroughly investigated along with law enforcement, as required to protect our community and students.
4.6 million American children live in homes with guns that are both loaded and unlocked. As a result, firearms are the leading cause of death for American children and teens. Through a few simple steps, we can keep our kids safe.